Kanbara: Night Snow (Kanbara, yoru no yuki), second state, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 蒲原 夜之雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.16

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 38 cm (10 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.566

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 16 in the series, second state (sky dark at horizon, no lines in knees of figure at right).

MFA impressions:
First state: 11.26110, *11.38911 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.5031
Second state: 06.1183, 11.17295, 11.25156, 11.30429, 21.5032, 42.566, 2009.2411.16

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich